Convenience Hit Hardest by Opposition to Development

The Saint ReportNews 2008, saintblog0 Comments

March 15, 2008 The Grocer

Public opposition to c-store and supermarket development has deepened dramatically over the past year.

A survey of 1,000 people, conducted by planning specialists Saint Consulting, found a rise in so-called NIMBY-ism across the board.

C-stores have fallen most in popularity with an approval rating of 4% compared with 13% last year, according to the report’s authors, who blamed the rapid expansion of the multiples’ convenience formats.

Convenience Hit Hardest by Opposition to Development

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